Watch Airplanes

Thomas A. Dixon Jr. Aircraft Observation Area

On the southern border of BWI airport, you can sit at the end of the northwest-southeast runway as planes take off and land, so close overhead you can almost reach up and touch them.

The area features a playground for little ones and is one of the access points for the BWI bike trail. There is a portable toilet, and on summer weekends often a truck selling ice cream and snow cones.

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